Add to Favorites Newsroom RSS Share
Morgantown, WV USA

Our News on Newswise


Researchers Continue Fight Against Pasture Parasites in Sheep

Trying to understand why some breeds of sheep are more susceptible to parasitic infection than others is a puzzle, but researchers in the WVU Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design are putting it together piece by piece.
16-Nov-2018 9:15 AM EST Add to Favorites


WVU first site to launch clinical trial utilizing non-opioid micropellet implant for chronic pain

As part of an ongoing commitment to battle opioid addiction, the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute at West Virginia University today marked a major milestone, enrolling the first patient in a randomized clinical trial that will test the...
15-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Research team to study turning carbon dioxide from power plants into valuable product

Research at West Virginia University will focus on turning carbon dioxide in power plant flue gas into commercial-quality sodium bicarbonate—baking soda—aiming to use product sales to lower the cost of carbon capture technology.
15-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Researchers Help West Virginia Become First State to Collect Real-Time Data on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

As opioid use has pervaded West Virginia, the rate of infants who develop neonatal abstinence syndrome has increased. But significant barriers—including that various ways healthcare providers define NAS and document it in medical records—make it...
14-Nov-2018 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites


The fallout to Fallout 76: How a video game shapes the identity of a state

Through the coming weeks, video gamers will be blasting away mutated monsters, exploring nuked country roads and rebuilding America, a noble duty that begins in virtual West Virginia.
13-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Former Cisco CEO and Chairman to help WVU support start-ups and entrepreneurship; business school renamed John Chambers College of Business and Economics

In a unique agreement that will provide West Virginia University significant financial and intellectual resources, Silicon Valley visionary John Chambers today (Nov. 9) announced a gift of time, talent and treasure to support a recently announced...
9-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Researchers investigate how hospital lighting may hinder patient recovery

Now that Daylight Saving Time has ended, cyclists are attaching lights to their helmets, and dog walkers are storing flashlights next to their leashes. But one place that won’t get darker with the time change is the hospital. New research out of...
5-Nov-2018 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites


WVU Researcher Explores How to Improve Stroke Recovery in Obese Patients

Paul Chantler, an associate professor in the West Virginia University School of Medicine, is researching why obese stroke patients have more trouble recovering than their lean counterparts. His work, funded by the National Institutes of Health,...
30-Oct-2018 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

see all news

Our YouTube Videos


As a land-grant institution in the 21st century, WVU will deliver high-quality education, excel in discovery and innovation, model a culture of diversity and inclusion, promote health and vitality, and build pathways for the exchange of knowledge and opportunity between the state, the nation and the world.


No experts available.


John Bolt
Senior Executive Director


April Kaull
Director of News



Chat now!